Xochicalco

Following my failed attempt yesterday to find a bus to take me to the archaeological site at Xochicalco I had another go at it today. As with yesterday it didn't start so well as I still couldn't find the correct bus at the main terminal behind the market so after…

Eating Out 2!

[caption id="attachment_55" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="Your guess is as good as mine as to what it is... but it was tasty!"][/caption] This evening I decided to venture out to a  small streetside cafe down the road from where I am staying. I have passed it a couple of times over the…

Making The Most Of The Situation!

Wednesday and today I decided to visit Xochicalco, an archaeological site 24 miles south west of Cuernavaca. Well that was the plan but even the best laid plans can go astray occassionally. In order to reach Xochicalco, all I had to do was catch a bus! Simple really. The first problem was…

Eating Out!

One thing you won't find in short supply in Cuernavaca and catering for budgets of all sizes are places to eat . Whether its a sit down meal in a first class restaurant, something from a fast food restaurant or a snack from a street stall, there are plenty to…

Pyramids of Teopanzolco

[caption id="attachment_47" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="View of the Great Platform, which once supported the twin temples of Tlaloc and Huitzilopochtli"][/caption] Tuesday and more walking. This time I was in search of the the pyramids of Teopanzolco. Located just east of downtown Cuernavaca the pyramids of Teopanzolco are surrounded by a mainly…

A sting in the tail!

[caption id="attachment_17" align="alignleft" width="300"] Looks like a lesser brown scorpon to me![/caption] Did you know that the world's most dangerous scorpions live in North Africa and the Middle East (species in the genera Androctonus, Buthus, Hottentotta, Leiurus), South America (Tityus), India (Mesobuthus), and Mexico (Centruroides). In some of these areas,…

Out and about in Cuernavaca

[caption id="attachment_260" align="alignleft" width="300"] Cuernavaca Government Building[/caption] Monday morning and I awoke early... 4 am to be precise, although considering I must have dozed off around 8pm last night I guess that wasn't too bad. So I decided to start the day by going for a little walk. The intention…